New Delhi:Few hours are left for the launch of iPhone 14. But, even before that, the company has been hit hard. The Brazilian government has banned the sale of the Apple iPhone in its country. According to a report by The Verge, the Brazilian government has banned the sale of iPhones in the country due to not providing chargers in iPhone packs. The Brazilian government did not like the fact that the company did not provide a charger with the iPhone. Therefore, the government has banned the sale of iPhones.
Strong resentment from the Brazilian government
Brazil’s Ministry of Justice has fined Apple 12.275 million reais, which is about $2.38 million. Along with this, the sale of the company’s new models including the iPhone 12 has been banned. The order issued by the ministry said that the sale of any iPhone model has been banned in the country. An iPhone that does not come with a charger. It was said by the government that the company is doing this deliberately with the users. This product is not complete without a charger. So it is necessary to have a charger with the product.
Apple’s claim was dismissed
Brazil’s Ministry of Justice has rejected Apple’s claim. A charger is not provided with the phone. The aim was to reduce carbon emissions, it was claimed. However, this claim has been rejected by the government. The government has said that there is no strong evidence that selling phones without chargers helps protect the environment. This decision taken by the Brazilian government before the launch of iPhone 14 is considered a blow for Apple.
iPhone 14 series launch today
Apple’s latest iPhone 14 series model will be launched today on September 7. Under the iPhone 14 series, the company is likely to launch four models iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Max, iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max.